Our Services

Our firm specializes in consulting in the field of intellectual and industrial property, in particular, takes care of filing applications for patents, utility models, models and designs and trademarks in Italy and foreign countries and relevant prosecutions, providing assistance in the field of licences, assignments and in the cases of infringments, unfair competition and litigations on this matter..

Ferraiolo: Patents

  • Assistance in the field of patents in Italy and foreign countries and in particular.
    -carrying out priority searches,
    -studying and providing opinions regarding the patentabilty requirements of an invention or of a contrivance,
    -studying and filing of patent applications in Italy, European Patent (EP), Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) or in individual foreign countries,
    -entering national phases of EP and PCT patents,
    -payment of maintenance fees,
  • Assistance to the searchers in the evaluation of their inventions and relevant patentability,
  • Assistance in the field of licences and assignments of patent rights,
  • Assistance in litigations, infringements and unfair competition.

Ferraiolo: Trademarks

  • Assistance in the field of trademarks in Italy and abroad and in particular:
    – carrying out priority and novelty searches in Italy and foreign countries, among the Community Trademarks and the International Trademarks,
    – consulting and providing opinions about strategies for implementing trademark use and filing trademark applications,
    filing of trademark applications in Italy, Community Trademarks (HOIM) and International Registration (OMPI-WIPO) under Madrid Agreement and Madrid Protocol and in individual foreign countries,
    – registered trademark renewal,
    – world-wide watching services on trademarks in order to detect possible conflicts with your trademarks,
  • Assistance in the field of drafting and negotiation of licence and assignment agreements,
  • Assistance in litigations, trademark infringements and unfair competition and in the case of conflicts between trademarks and Domain Names.

Ferraiolo: Copyrights

Forniamo assistenza nel campo del Diritto d’Autore in Italia e all’estero. In particolare ci occupiamo delle procedure per la protezione dei diritti d’autore per:

  • Assistance in the field of copyrights in Italy and abroad and in particular:
    -copyrights protection proceedings of:
    – literary works,
    – engineering works,
    – design and graphic works,
    – multi-medial works,
Software
  • Assistance in assignments and licences matter,
  • Assistance in litigations, infringements and unfair competition.

Ferraiolo: Models and Designs

Forniamo assistenza nel campo dei Nomi a Dominio in Italia e all’estero e in particolare:

  • Assistance in the field of models and designs in Italy and abroad and in particular:
    -carrying out Priority searches,
    -studying and providing opinions regarding the registrability requirements,
    -studying and filing of model and design applications in Italy, Community Model and Design applications and International Model applications and in individual foreign countries,
    -payment of maintenance fees,
  • Assistance in the field of licences and assignments,
  • Assistance in litigations, infringements and unfair competition.

Ferraiolo: Software Protection

  • Assistance in the field of software copyright in Italy and abroad,
  • Assistance in assignments and licences matter,
  • Assistance in litigations, infringements and unfair competition.

Ferraiolo: Searches

Carryng out searches in Italy and abroad and in particular:

  • Patent searches
  • -carrying out patent (inventions and models) searches by name (owner and/or inventor) and by argument on national and international data bases,
    -checking patent and model validity, status-vitae and extentions,
    -supplying Italian and foreign patent copies,
    -watching prior art and specific arguments with pointing out patent and model documents relevant to your field of activity.

  • Trademark searches
    -carrying out priority and novelty searches in Italy and abroad,
    -searching identical and /or similar trademarks,
    -searching trademarks under a given name,
    -carrying out world-wide trademark searches in order to plan your trademark use and registration strategies,
    -watching Community Trademark applications already publicated,
    -world-wide watching services on trademarks in order to detect possible infringments and imitations of your trademarks.
  • Searches on Name Firms and common law trademarks
    (with limitation for certains geographic areas)
  • Domain Names searches in the Italian and foreign registers.

Protecting the Intellectual Property

Professionals that have followed in the firm since 1924 and keep up to date with the ongoing law developments acquired such a thorough knowledge of Italian Industrial Property law and proceedings that may offer expert assistance in all concerned fields.